As Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi pushes forward with his property tax reforms, BOMA/Chicago's Michael Cornicelli speaks out about the many negative implications they will have on the commercial real estate community. Click below to learn why BOMA/Suburban Chicago and BOMA/Chicago strongly oppose Kaegi's proposed legislation which would require commercial property owners to submit their data on rental rates, occupancy levels, concessions, net operating income, and other benchmarking information.
The annual Day at the Races event will be held on Friday, August 16 at Arlington International Racecourse. Attend this networking event for live horse racing, food, prizes, contests, and more. This is BOMA's hottest summer event - you don't want to miss it!
In order to keep this well-attended event fun and exciting for all attendees, we are asking for your support with two items during the event:
To donate, contact Linda Hallberg with the quantity and the description of the item(s).
Bridge Commercial Real EstateSchaumburg, IL
The Assistant Property Manager will support the Property/Area Manager in all aspects of the day-to-day operations of a 650,000 SF suburban Chicago office portfolio. Critical functions will include the following: vendor/tenant relations, contract service administration, monthly reporting, budgeting and reforecasting, administrative functions, project management of base building/tenant improvement projects and leadership over all third party contractors that service the properties.
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Interested candidates may send their resumes to Linda Lee.
In observance of the 4th of July holiday, the BOMA/Suburban Chicago office will be closed on Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th. Our regular office hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. will resume beginning Monday, July 8.
Have a happy and safe 4th of July!
Communications AssistantBOMA/Suburban ChicagoSchaumburg, IL
We're Hiring! Do you know someone who loves to write and has a knack for design? If so, BOMA/Suburban Chicago is currently seeking a skilled Communications Assistant for a permanent, part time position. Our office is just a short walk from Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, located in a Class A building offering a wide variety of amenities and services.
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Interested candidates may send their resumes to Heather Woods.
A special thank you to our generous 2019 Day at the Races Sponsors!
Clarion Construction, Inc.
Ground Pros Inc.
Hard Surface Solutions, Inc.
M&J Asphalt Paving Co., Inc.
Mac's Property Management Services
RAPCO Asphalt Maintenance
Security Partners International, Inc.
ServiceMaster Restoration by Zaba
Stried Painting, Inc.
Titan Security Group/Titan Electronics, Inc.
Victor Construction Co., Inc.
American Family Insurance Anthony Chiarito & Associates Inc.
Feature Prize Sponsor:
Professional Paving & Concrete Co. Inc.
Mimosa Interior Landscape
Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available!
Contact Linda Hallberg with any questions about sponsorships.
Don't hesitate, you can still get your building entered into the TOBY Awards Program by following the 16-week TOBY Roadmap to Success.
The Day at The Races is set for Friday, August 16. If you are interested in sponsoring this event, contact Linda Hallberg at email@example.com.
SAVE THE DATE: Invitations for the event will be sent out in July.
Advocacy Update:COOK COUNTY PARKING LOT AND GARAGE OPERATIONS TAXFrom the Government Affairs Committee
Building A Legal Defense
The BOMA/Suburban Chicago Board of Directors and its Government Affairs Committee have retained legal counsel in order to thoroughly research this issue, and to have a clear understanding of the law, the County's position, and our options.
Our legal counsel has already begun its research and will present a legal opinion to the Board of Directors within 30-45 days.
Attention From BOMA International
BOMA/Suburban Chicago has also been in contact with BOMA International. International is outraged by the County's conduct and has suggested its Industry Defense Fund might be able to offset some of our legal fees. The Industry Defense Fund "...is instrumental in giving a voice to the commercial real estate industry helping achieve critical advocacy successes. Its purpose is to ensure that adequate funds are available at the federal, state and local levels for wide-ranging advocacy issues that may impact BOMA members."
Our Commitment to Members
In addition to hiring legal counsel, coordinating with BOMA International, and working with our Lobbyist, BOMA/Suburban Chicago has actively engaged with Cook County officials, including a County Commissioner, in order to be as strategic as possible.
BOMA/Suburban Chicago is committed to helping you protect your rights and your assets! We will continue to address our concerns with Cook County officials. We will build a coalition with other organizations who share our concerns. Finally, we will work with our members and be their voice in this critical matter.
BOMA/Suburban Chicago's Government Affairs Committee
John Lambrecht, RPA, Chair, Triton College
Deb Pyznarski, RPA, Vice Chair, Lincoln Property Company
Eric Hartmann, Board Liaison, Tovar Snow Professionals
Matt Roberts, CPM, Board Liaison, Duke Realty Corporation
Larry Dykstra, PE, LEED, AP, Environmental Systems Designs
Kristopher Entler, RPA, LEED AP, Lincoln Property Company
Debbie King, RPA, David King & Associates, Inc.
Ben Kulczewski, GlenStar Asset Management, LLC
Melissa Lyons, RPA, CBRE
John Smart, RPA, Arthur J. Rogers & Co.
Michael Mulcrone, BOMA/Suburban Chicago
Barb Turbett, BOMA/Suburban Chicago
The Harbour, our 2019 Charity, is in need of furniture for their office and Transitional Housing locations.
The staff has asked for donations of:
If you have any of these items, please contact the BOMA/Surburban Chicago Office. Thank you!
1515 E. Woodfield Rd, Suite 110
Schaumburg IL 60173
Phone: (847) 995-0970
Fax: (847) 995-0971
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BOMA/Suburban Chicago is federated with BOMA International